RBS announce closure of three local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down three branches which have served the local community for years.

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The Grangemouth branch of RBS will be closing in October

RBS announce closure of two local branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed this week it would be closing down two branches which have served the local community for years.

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Man in van exposes himself to teenage girl

Man in van exposes himself to teenage girl

A man indecently exposed himself to a teenager in Stenhousemuir.

The Inov8 Dance Group at Carrongrange School

Pupils steal the show at Scottish concert

It was entertainment all the way when Carrongrange School held their special Scottish Evening fundraiser.


Guardiola on Gladstone Road? Not quite - but Man City visit Stenny

Manchester City were in town to play the Forth Valley football academy teams at ochilview following the winter break.

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Karli and Peter on their big day. Picture: Brian Muldoon Photography

Wedding of the Week: Karli O’Ryan and Peter Millar

Karli O’Ryan (25) is from Stenhousemuir and is a coffee barista, while Peter Millar (33) is from Deanston and is a chef. The couple live in Doune with their two dogs Sasha and Davie.

Picture: Michael Gillen

Car dealership staff rev up donations for gift appeal

Kind-hearted staff at the Arnold Clark dealership in Falkirk donated boxes of gifts to disadvantaged members of the community shortly before Christmas.

Douglas celebrates his 50 years at the Falkirk Herald with colleagues

Douglas makes the headlines after 50 years with The Falkirk Herald

When Douglas Crawford walked through the doors of The Falkirk Herald for the first time on January 3, 1967, little did he think that it would be the start of a lifelong connection.

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The McCowans site has been cleared and ready for redevelopment

Stenny store bid moves forward

Plans to give the former McCowans Toffee factory site in Stenhousemuir a new future have taken a major step forward.

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Police are appealing for more information. Picture: John Devlin

Woman terrified as house attacked

An elderly woman was subjected to a terrifying ordeal when her house was targeted by vandals.

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Jake McFarlane (17) and his grandfather, Falkirk football legend Bobby Tasker
Picture: Michael Gillen

Firework gig for new band – and it’s all thanks to proud mum

Behind every budding musician is a proud mum – and Jake McFarlane and his friends have lots to thank his for.

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Linda-Anne Reid with pupils on her last day. Picture: Michael Gillen

School days are over for head Linda-Anne

Headteacher Linda-Anne Reid’s school days came full circle as she retired from her post at Stenhousemuir Primary.

Gus holds his certificate

Zipsliding Gus is a ‘Bold Age Pensioner’

They say ‘life begins at 40’ - well at 91 ‘years young’ grandad Gus Spowart has something to say about that.

Baby of the Week James Christopher Myhill

Baby of the Week: James Christopher Myhill

James Christopher Myhill was born at Forth Valley Royal Hospital at 5.02pm on June 9, 2016, weighing 8lbs 1oz.

Stenhousemuir's Tracey Daly and pals take part in the Kilt Walk

Tracey will be kiltwalking for her wee boy Jay

A mum will be taking part in her eighth marathon kiltwalk challenge later this month spurred on by her brave wee boy.

The jury returned a not proven verdict at Glasgow High Court

Not proven verdict in prison rape trial

A former jail nurse was today cleared of raping three women in the prison where he worked.

Nurse denies raping prisoners

Nurse denies raping prisoners

A mental health nurse who worked at a women’s prison called three women who accuse him of rape liars, a court heard.

Daniel Llewellyn has been found

Missing man found safe and sound

A Stenhousemuir man who had been missing since yesterday (Monday) has been found.

20-year-old man, Daniel Llewellyn,  is missing from the Stenhousemuir area.

Stenhousemuir man missing

Police are appealing for information to trace a 20-year-old man who is missing from the Stenhousemuir area.

Mandy Rush takes on the 200 mile challenge of the drovers' route to the Tryst market in Stenhousemuir

A ‘droving’ ambition is now fulfilled

When adventurous blogger Mandy Rush took up the challenge to walk the famous Drover’s Route she was literally doing it by the book.

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